Knowing one's place in a social hierarchy

When you start a new job, it’s normal to spend the first day working out who’s who in the pecking order, information that will come in handy for making connections in the future. In an fMRI study, researchers now provide insights into how we acquire knowledge about social hierarchies, and reveal the specific mechanisms at play when that hierarchy is our own (as compared to that of another person).
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